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A collection of books, journals, films and videos from the California Academy of Sciences.

The California Academy of Sciences is a leading scientific and cultural institution based in San Francisco. It is home to an aquarium, planetarium, natural history museum, and research and education programs, which engage people of all ages and backgrounds on two of the most important topics of our time: life and its sustainability. Founded in 1853, the Academy’s mission is to explore, explain, and sustain life. Visit www.calacademy.org for more information.

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wheeler, w. m.
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Ant Texts
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Click to return to Ant Texts collection page. Url: http://research.amnh.org/entomology/social_insects/ants/publications/11081/11081.pdf
Topics: ants, article
Prelinger Archives
by California Academy of Sciences
movies
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Kinescope of Fifties science TV program featuring discussions and demonstrations. This episode is devoted to submarines, their design and operation, the duties of the crew and the use of the escape lung. Guests: Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz and Vice Admiral Charles Lockwood. Animal of the Week: Toucan. Host: Dr. Earl S. Herald.
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Topics: Science, Television programs, Submarines
Ant Texts
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Url: http://antbase.org/ants/publications/20349/20349.pdf
Topics: ants, article
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by California Academy of Sciences
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Biodiversity Heritage Library
by California Academy of Sciences
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Includes bibliographies
Topics: Natural history -- History, Natural history
Prelinger Archives
by California Academy of Sciences
movies
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Kinescope of Fifties science TV program featuring discussions and demonstrations. Guest: Dr. Harvey R. White (University of California). Animal of the Week: Gopher. Host: Dr. Earl S. Herald.
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Topics: Science, Television programs, Physics
Prelinger Archives
by California Academy of Sciences
movies
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Kinescope of Fifties science TV program featuring discussions and demonstrations. This episode is devoted to submarines, their design and operation, the duties of the crew and the use of the escape lung. Guests: Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz and Vice Admiral Charles Lockwood. Animal of the Week: Toucan. Host: Dr. Earl S. Herald.
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Topics: Science, Television programs, Submarines
Prelinger Archives
by California Academy of Sciences
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Kinescope of Fifties science TV program featuring discussions and demonstrations. This program is devoted to glaciers, and also includes a promo for the Academy of Sciences. Guests: Father Bernard Hubbard, the "Glacier Priest" (Santa Clara University, Department of Geology), and Dick Nile (student at San Francisco's Mission High School), demonstrating a precipitator. Animal of the Week: California Ground Squirrel. Host: Dr. Earl S. Herald. Date thought to be 1956.
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Topics: Science, Television programs, Arctic: Exploration
Ant Texts
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Click to return to Ant Texts collection page. Url: http://antbase.org/ants/publications/6384/6384.pdf
Topics: ants, article
"With their propagation, culture, management, and uses in the arts, in useful and ornamental plantations, and in landscape-gardening, preceded by a historical and geographical outline of the trees and shrubs of temperate climates throughout the world."
Topics: Trees, Shrubs, Botany, Botany
Ant Texts
by Wilson, E. O.
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Url: http://antbase.org/ants/publications/13347/13347.pdf
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Topics: ants, article
Ant Texts
by Wolcott, G. N.
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Url: http://antbase.org/ants/publications/13389/13389.pdf
Topics: ants, article
California Academy of Sciences
by Erichson, W. F. (Wilhelm Ferdinand), 1809-1848
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"Libri citati": p.1-4
Topic: Staphylinidae
Prelinger Archives
by California Academy of Sciences
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Kinescope of Fifties science TV program featuring discussions and demonstrations. In this episode, host Earl Herald interviews Howard G. Vesper, VP of Standard Oil Company of California, about the science of oil drilling.
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Topics: Science, Television programs, Oil Industry, Occupations: Oil Workers
American Libraries
by California Academy of Sciences; California Academy of Sciences
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Topic: Science -- Periodicals
extracted
Topic: Botany -- Reunion
Prelinger Archives
by California Academy of Sciences
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Kinescope of Fifties science TV program featuring discussions and demonstrations. This episode is dedicated to the study of the effects of space travel on human physiology.
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Topics: Science, Television programs, Space: Culture, Health and Hygiene
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by California Academy of Sciences
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Kinescope of Fifties science TV program featuring discussions and demonstrations. This episode is dedicated to the study of the effects of space travel on human physiology.
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Topics: Science, Television programs, Space: Culture, Health and Hygiene
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by California Academy of Sciences
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Kinescope of Fifties science TV program featuring discussions and demonstrations. In this episode, host Earl Herald interviews Brigadeer General James W. Andrew of the U.S. Air Force, about the uses and technology of radar as an air defense tool.
Topics: Science, Television programs, Atomic-nuclear: Civil Defense, Radar
American Libraries
by California Academy of Sciences
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
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Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=y0gUAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
by California Academy of Sciences; California Academy of Sciences
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Topic: Science -- Periodicals
Ant Texts
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Ants PDF's for testing...
Ant Texts
by Wheeler, W. M.
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Click to return to Ant Texts collection page. Url: http://research.amnh.org/entomology/social_insects/ants/publications/3344/3344.pdf
Topics: ants, article
Prelinger Archives
by California Academy of Sciences
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Kinescope of Fifties science TV program featuring discussions and demonstrations. Guest: Dr. Harvey R. White (University of California). Animal of the Week: Gopher. Host: Dr. Earl S. Herald.
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Topics: Science, Television programs, Physics
Ant Texts
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Url: http://antbase.org/ants/publications/14544/14544.pdf
Topics: ants, article
Ant Texts
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Click to return to Ant Texts collection page. Url: http://antbase.org/ants/publications/4592/4592.pdf
Topics: ants, article
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by California Academy of Sciences
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Prelinger Archives
by California Academy of Sciences
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Kinescope of Fifties science TV program featuring discussions and demonstrations. This program is devoted to glaciers, and also includes a promo for the Academy of Sciences. Guests: Father Bernard Hubbard, the "Glacier Priest" (Santa Clara University, Department of Geology), and Dick Nile (student at San Francisco's Mission High School), demonstrating a precipitator. Animal of the Week: California Ground Squirrel...
Topics: Science, Television programs, Arctic: Exploration
American Libraries
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Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=bEFDIw6nlcgC&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
by California Academy of Sciences; California Academy of Sciences
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Topic: Science -- Periodicals
Ant Texts
by Kusnezov, N.
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Click to return to Ant Texts collection page. Url: http://research.amnh.org/entomology/social_insects/ants/publications/11156/11156.pdf
Topics: ants, article
American Libraries
by California Academy of Sciences. Dept. of Ornithology and Mammalogy
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CAS ORN #50200-62844
Topics: Birds -- Catalogs and collections, California Academy of Sciences. Dept. of Ornithology &...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by California Academy of Sciences
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American Libraries
by California academy of sciences
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Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
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1. Ranunculaceæ - Cucurbitaceæ -- 2. Primulaceæ - Labiatæ -- 3. Plumbaginaceæ-Graminaceæ -- 4. Graminaceæ - Polypodiaceæ
Topics: Botany -- Tunisia, Botany -- Algeria
"With their propagation, culture, management, and uses in the arts, in useful and ornamental plantations, and in landscape-gardening, preceded by a historical and geographical outline of the trees and shrubs of temperate climates throughout the world."
Topics: Trees, Shrubs, Botany, Botany
California Academy of Sciences
by Sowerby, James, 1757-1822; Sowerby, James de Carle, 1787-1871; Sowerby, John Edward, 1825-1870; Boswell, John Thomas Irvine Boswell, 1822-1888; Lankester, Phebe Pope, 1825-1900
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Topic: Botany -- Great Britain
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by California Academy of Sciences
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Ant Texts
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Click to return to Ant Texts collection page. Url: http://research.amnh.org/entomology/social_insects/ants/publications/8474/8474.pdf
Topics: ants, article
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Southern California Academy of Sciences
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Bibliography of agriculture
Topics: Science, Natural history, Natural history
Prelinger Archives
by California Academy of Sciences
movies
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Kinescope of Fifties science TV program featuring discussions and demonstrations. In this episode, host Earl Herald interviews Brigadeer General James W. Andrew of the U.S. Air Force, about the uses and technology of radar as an air defense tool.
Topics: Science, Television programs, Atomic-nuclear: Civil Defense, Radar
Biodiversity Heritage Library
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Vol. 25 is composed entirely of the Alice Eastwood semi-centennial publications, no. 1-18, of the California academy of sciences
Topic: Science -- Societies, etc
Ant Texts
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Click to return to Ant Texts collection page. Url: http://research.amnh.org/entomology/social_insects/ants/publications/4535/4535.pdf
Topics: ants, article
Ant Texts
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Url: http://antbase.org/ants/publications/21138/21138.pdf
Topics: ants, article
Biodiversity Heritage Library
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Vol. 25 is composed entirely of the Alice Eastwood semi-centennial publications, no. 1-18, of the California academy of sciences
Topic: Science -- Societies, etc
Biodiversity Heritage Library
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Vol. 25 is composed entirely of the Alice Eastwood semi-centennial publications, no. 1-18, of the California academy of sciences
Topic: Science -- Societies, etc
Folkscanomy: A Library of Books
by Mailliard, Joseph, 1857-; California Academy of Sciences
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Description of birds in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park
Topics: Birds -- California San Francisco, Golden Gate Park (San Francisco, Calif.)
Biodiversity Heritage Library
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Vol. 25 is composed entirely of the Alice Eastwood semi-centennial publications, no. 1-18, of the California academy of sciences
Topic: Science -- Societies, etc
California Academy of Sciences
by Asiatic Society of Bengal
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Topic: Asiatic Society Bengal
Biodiversity Heritage Library
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Vol. 25 is composed entirely of the Alice Eastwood semi-centennial publications, no. 1-18, of the California academy of sciences
Topic: Science -- Societies, etc
Ant Texts
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Click to return to Ant Texts collection page. Url: http://research.amnh.org/entomology/social_insects/ants/publications/11043/11043.pdf
Topics: ants, article
American Libraries
by California Academy of Sciences; California Academy of Sciences
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Topic: Science -- Periodicals
"With their propagation, culture, management, and uses in the arts, in useful and ornamental plantations, and in landscape-gardening, preceded by a historical and geographical outline of the trees and shrubs of temperate climates throughout the world."
Topics: Trees, Shrubs, Botany, Botany
Biodiversity Heritage Library
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Vol. 25 is composed entirely of the Alice Eastwood semi-centennial publications, no. 1-18, of the California academy of sciences
Topic: Science -- Societies, etc
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by California Academy of Sciences
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Published very infrequently
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by California Academy of Sciences
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Published very infrequently
Biodiversity Heritage Library
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Vol. 25 is composed entirely of the Alice Eastwood semi-centennial publications, no. 1-18, of the California academy of sciences
Topic: Science -- Societies, etc
Biodiversity Heritage Library
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Biological abstracts
Topic: Science
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by California Academy of Sciences
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Biodiversity Heritage Library
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Vol. 25 is composed entirely of the Alice Eastwood semi-centennial publications, no. 1-18, of the California academy of sciences
Topic: Science -- Societies, etc
California Academy of Sciences
by Baillon, Henri Ernest, 1827-1895; Hartog, Marcus Manuel, 1851- tr
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Topic: Botany
Prelinger Archives
by California Academy of Sciences
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Kinescope of Fifties science TV program featuring discussions and demonstrations. In this episode, host Earl Herald interviews Howard G. Vesper, VP of Standard Oil Company of California, about the science of oil drilling.
Topics: Science, Television programs, Oil Industry, Occupations: Oil Workers
American Libraries
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Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=mcCOYypy058C&oe=UTF-8
Ant Texts
by Wheeler, W. M.
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Click to return to Ant Texts collection page. Url: http://antbase.org/ants/publications/10637/10637.pdf
Topics: ants, article
Biodiversity Heritage Library
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Vol. 25 is composed entirely of the Alice Eastwood semi-centennial publications, no. 1-18, of the California academy of sciences
Topic: Science -- Societies, etc
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by California Academy of Sciences
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Published very infrequently
Ant Texts
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Click to return to Ant Texts collection page. Url: http://antbase.org/ants/publications/4589/4589.pdf
Topics: ants, article
Click to return to Ant Texts collection page. Url: http://research.amnh.org/entomology/social_insects/ants/publications/8099/8099.pdf
Topics: ants, article
Click to return to Ant Texts collection page. Url: http://antbase.org/ants/publications/9575/9575.pdf
Topics: ants, article
California Academy of Sciences
by Ørsted, A. S. (Anders Sandøe), 1816-1872
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Includes bibliographical references
Topic: Oak
Biodiversity Heritage Library
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Vol. 25 is composed entirely of the Alice Eastwood semi-centennial publications, no. 1-18, of the California academy of sciences
Topic: Science -- Societies, etc
American Libraries
by California Academy of Sciences. Dept. of Ornithology and Mammalogy
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EGG #1-11105
Topics: Birds—Eggs--Catalogs and collections, Birds—Nests--Catalogs and collections
Ant Texts
by Smith, M. R.
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Click to return to Ant Texts collection page. Url: http://research.amnh.org/entomology/social_insects/ants/publications/2630/2630.pdf
Topics: ants, article
California Academy of Sciences
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Includes bibliographies and index
Topic: Islands
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by California Academy of Sciences; California Academy of Natural Sciences. Proceedings of the California Academy of Natural Sciences
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During the interval between the lst and 2d series two pamphlets of Proceedings were published, 1880-1881, relating to the Jeanette Arctic expedition; also the 2 vols. (8 nos.) of the Bulletin, 1884/1886-1886/1887
Topic: Science